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NACC holds reunion for all classes
Fri, Jun 17th 2011 11:25 pm
As part of Niagara Homecoming, the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, formerly Niagara Falls High School, will be holding its first-ever all-class alumni reunion on Saturday, June 25, from noon to 6 p.m. LaSalle and Trott students are also welcome to attend. Both NFHS and LaSalle memorabilia dating from the 1920s to the 1990s will be on display, and former NFHS students who lost their lives in a war will be featured on a Memory Wall.
LPD hosts L-P Class of 2011
Fri, Jun 17th 2011 11:15 pm
The Lew-Port Class of 2011 recently celebrated the end of the school year with the Lewiston Police Department, which presented its annual picnic for the graduating seniors at Fort Niagara State Park. The day featured a parade of uniquely decorated Class of 2011 student vehicles escorted into the park by the Lewiston Police, New York State Parks Police and Niagara County Sheriff's Office.
Kiwanis supports West Street
Thu, Jun 16th 2011 03:00 pm
The Niagara Wheatfield Kiwanis donated $1,200 to West Street Elementary School to support the schools implementation of Steven Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective People curriculum.
WBA awards scholarships
Thu, Jun 16th 2011 12:20 pm
The Wheatfield Business Association awarded scholarships at its May 16 meeting to Holly Zuch, Adam Donner and Jonathon C. Wilson. The WBA scholarships are opened to any graduating high school senior currently a resident in Wheatfield.
Flag Day presentation
Thu, Jun 16th 2011 12:15 pm
N-W seeks new principal
Thu, Jun 16th 2011 12:00 pm
A search committee is being formed by Niagara-Wheatfield Superintendent Carl Militello to find a new principal for the high school.
Kudos to Lew-Port
Wed, Jun 15th 2011 06:25 pm
Pam Kilmer, director of the Early Childhood Education Center at the First Presbyterian Church of Lewiston, offers "kudos" to the art department at Lewiston-Porter High School.
Oishei Foundation grants $300,000 to create healthier Niagara Falls
Tue, Jun 14th 2011 11:20 am
Niagara University, in partnership with the City of Niagara Falls and the P2 Collaborative of Western New York, has been awarded an 18-month, $300,000 grant from The John R. Oishei Foundation for the implementation of "Creating a Healthier Niagara Falls: A Neighborhood Empowerment Approach."
Celebrate more birthdays (c'mon!) at Relay For Life
Sat, Jun 11th 2011 01:00 am
A birthday is celebrating a life. A birthday is remembering a life. A birthday is a time to reflect in the fight back through life's most difficult times. Celebrate, remember and fight back at Relay For Life in Lewiston.
School rankings released (Sentinel version)
Sat, Jun 11th 2011 01:00 am
Business First conducted an analysis of 97 of Western New York's 98 school districts by examining four years of test data provided by the New York State Department of Education. Each school district was then given a rating, indicating the general performance of its public elementary, middle, and high schools. Wyoming, the 98th district, does not have a public high school and therefore did not receive a rating.
More than 100 Niagara University employees take part in annual day of community service
Sat, Jun 11th 2011 12:45 am
Jennifer Herman applied white paint to the steps leading up to the Aquarium of Niagara's entrance while Myriam Witkowski heaved 40-pound packages of vegetables onto a truck bound for a Niagara Falls food pantry.
NUSTEP earns national accreditation
Thu, Jun 9th 2011 02:15 pm
A popular Niagara University program enabling high school students to earn college credits has received national accreditation.
Sabo gets N-W seat; Maerten withdraws from race
Thu, Jun 9th 2011 08:50 am
The unusual tie vote for a one-year term on the Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education was officially broken Monday when candidate Daniel Maerten dropped out of the running allowing Steven Sabo to take the seat.
Business First announces annual rankings (Tribune version)
Thu, Jun 9th 2011 08:50 am
Mariska Raglow-DeFranco of Niagara-Wheatfield High School is on the first team and Haley Keeley of Starpoint High School is on the second team for Business First's 2011 All-Western New York Academic Team.
Young Eagles flight rally on Saturday
Thu, Jun 9th 2011 07:00 am
Area young people ages 8-17 will have a chance to take to the skies on International Young Eagles Day, June 11, as Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 46 hosts a Young Eagles Flight Rally at the Lancaster Airport.
June activities at Youngstown Free Library
Wed, Jun 8th 2011 07:00 am
The Youngstown Free Library is now on Facebook. "One way to learn about events, new materials or to check on our hours is to 'like' the library on Facebook," says the library's Jan Gilgore.
Niagara Catholic's 'MasterMinds' honored
Tue, Jun 7th 2011 02:10 pm
Niagara Catholic High School is proud to announce its 2010-11 "MasterMinds" team achieved first-place honors in Buffalo League 5, comprised of seven area public and private high schools, finishing the season with a 12 wins and 0 losses.
NU professors seek volunteers to further breast cancer research
Tue, Jun 7th 2011 01:30 pm
Drs. Mary McCourt and Larry Mielnicki, both Niagara University professors, are seeking females over age 18 to volunteer for a study that aims to detect biomarkers for breast cancer in the urine of women.
100-plus Niagara University employees set for annual day of community service
Tue, Jun 7th 2011 09:10 am
More than 100 Niagara University employees will tackle community service projects at 21 locations throughout Western New York on Thursday, June 9, as part of the university's annual Day of Service.
Niagara Falls alums Elia and Mirabelli to receive inaugural awards
Tue, Jun 7th 2011 07:00 am
The Niagara Falls Education Foundation Inc. will present Distinguished Alumni Awards for the first time in the history of the Niagara Falls School District to Arthur Elia and Frank Mirabelli, cousins and friends whose families began successful construction related businesses in Niagara Falls.
Mon, Jun 6th 2011 09:30 pm
Fairy House Festival packs 'em in at Artpark
Mon, Jun 6th 2011 07:00 pm
Hundreds of families and scores of kids visited Artpark on Sunday to partake of the debut "Fairy House Festival." The event was created to reunite video game-playing children with nature through the creation of miniature houses. Buildings, made of sticks, moss, shells and other natural materials, adorned the trees and sat in the fields at the Lewiston performing arts venue.
Artpark's Fairy House Festival a hit with kids
Fri, Jun 3rd 2011 06:30 pm
Generally speaking, it's adults who can't wait to visit Artpark for a concert or special event. But not this Sunday. It's then that children from across Western New York will descend into the Village of Lewiston for the first "Fairy House Festival."
NCCC spring dean's list
Thu, Jun 2nd 2011 04:40 pm
Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University to host 'Empowering Volunteers' conference
Tue, May 31st 2011 01:45 pm
Border Community SERVICE of Niagara University is hosting a free Citizen and Community Preparedness conference at Niagara University on Saturday, June 4. The "Empowering Volunteers" Conference is designed to provide training opportunities and workshops detailing "best practices" in citizen and community preparedness initiatives. The event is for community volunteers and leaders in Niagara County, Erie County and the City of Buffalo.
Castellani Art Museum hosts opening reception for new exhibition
Tue, May 31st 2011 12:35 pm
Niagara University's Castellani Art Museum presents the opening of "Jason D'Aquino: Old Possum and the Fantasticals" from 2 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 5.
Niagara Catholic's 'Showcase of Talent' Winners
Tue, May 31st 2011 12:00 pm
Niagara Catholic High School's annual "Showcase of Talent" was held Wednesday, May 11, in the Bishop Duffy - Alumni Gymnasium.
St. Peter's students recycle
Tue, May 31st 2011 07:15 am
Students and faculty of St. Peter R.C. School in Lewiston held an all-school paper drive in recognition of Earth Day this year and they recycled more than 15 tons of paper.
Learn self-defense at Krav Maga seminar
Mon, May 30th 2011 06:55 am
YI-DAN CHA GI Martial Arts Center, 3305 Niagara Falls Blvd., Wheatfield, will hold a special event on Saturday, June 11, hosting the president of the U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Fame, professor Marty Cale.
Forsyth graduates Hamilton College
Sat, May 28th 2011 07:15 am
Danielle R. Forsyth, daughter of Donna and Daniel Forsyth of Lewiston, received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hamilton College on Sunday, May 22, concluding the college's 199th year.
Lewiston Library June events, activities
Sat, May 28th 2011 07:10 am
The Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St., in the Village of Lewiston, announces the following programs, events and activities for the month of June:
Everything you need for prom night, right on Center Street
Sat, May 28th 2011 07:00 am
Prom is one of those days girls dream about from the time they are a little girl. I remember my prom was a night that I wanted to be picture perfect. The preparation began months beforehand. Much planning goes in to one the biggest nights of your high school career.
NCCC to offer academic camps
Sat, May 28th 2011 06:55 am
If you are looking for something more than swim, games and gym, take a look at what's happening at Niagara County Community College this summer!
The Wee playground fundraisers built
Sat, May 28th 2011 06:50 am
Wee Haven's Christian Preschool on Ward Road in Wheatfield is installing a new playground with the community's help.
Students do spring cleaning at high school
Sat, May 28th 2011 06:50 am
Spring-cleaning takes many forms, and students at Niagara-Wheatfield Senior High School in Sanborn have formed a crew to spruce up the school's courtyards in readiness for end of the year activities.
For the children
Sat, May 28th 2011 06:40 am
Niagara-Wheatfield Board of Education President Bill Conrad is shown speaking on the steps of Buffalo City Hall on Friday, April 29. His family was the "spokes-family" for the Citizen's Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect.

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